Function and Overview

The Southern University System (SUS or System) Internal Audit (IA) function is an objective assurance and consulting activity that is independently managed within the Southern University System. It is guided by a value-driven philosophy to help improve the (SUS) operations and assist management in accomplishing its objectives. It brings a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluating and improving the effectiveness of the risk management, control, and governance processes.

  • Internal Audit provides audit coverage for the six system campuses:
    • Southern University Agricultural and Mechanical College (SUBR) – Baton Rouge, LA
    • Southern University Law Center (SULC) - Baton Rouge, LA
    • Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center (SUAREC) - Baton Rouge, LA
    • Southern University of New Orleans (SUNO) - New Orleans, LA
    • Southern University of Shreveport (SUSLA) - Shreveport, LA
    • Southern University Laboratory School – Baton Rouge, LA
  • Our mission is to assist all levels of administration and management in the discharge of their oversight, management, and operating responsibilities.
  • Our vision is to be the university's principal provider of quality, cost effective, comprehensive audit coverage; diligently serving the university community and management in meeting its goals and objectives with the utmost professionalism and objectivity.

Internal Audit is centrally managed by the Southern University System Internal Audit Executive Director (Executive Director for the System).

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